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Discussion in 'WWII Forums News' started by Otto, Nov 2, 2010.

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  1. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    We'd be nothing more than squiggly worms over there. To think all this valuable info could be lost...Maybe incorporate ww2f into ww2talk so valuable posts are not forgotten? ...This place has been around since 2003? That's a lot of stuff.
     
  2. mikebatzel

    mikebatzel Dreadnaught

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    poppy, that was just one persons opinion. My own is that this is a small group, or individual doing this to us.
    Must mean we are doing something right. I have a great respect for those guys over there, and mean no disrespect in the following, but even with this current problem we seem to be getting twice as many hit per day. I simply can't see that this will put us under. If it does, then they will win, and get exactly what they want.
     
  3. Erich

    Erich Alte Hase

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    have no probs accessing the other sister site, it's V-Bulletin in all their glory having a tussle within itself
     
  4. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    I guess we´re down to 1/3 of the normal visitors numbers but it´s not the first time. Hope the situation will be cleared as it did take months to get back to the "normal" visitor figures after the last time...
     
  5. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    I don't think there is any reason to abandon ship. This is the third slowdown I've been through in a bit over two years. We've come back strong each time. I for one would not want to see this site merge with WW2Talk. Their point of view is so much more European that I don't think our positions would go over so well. Make no mistake, I enjoy popping in over there, but I feel lost in their knowledge set.
     
  6. belasar

    belasar Court Jester Staff Member

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    Hold the line boys, Hold the line. We'll run off those scalywags yet!
     
  7. White Flight

    White Flight Member

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    I've been checking this sight almost daily for weeks with virus warnings popping up like flack bursts. Images would not load and was unable to make any kind of posts. Seems the problem is solved now. Maneuvering with ease, no warnings.
     
  8. von Poop

    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    Now then Poppy, one chap on WW2T said this site was kaput, and they're not right.
    Being perhaps more qualified than many to speak for us predominately Limey bastards; 'WW2Talk' did not say that. :eyebrows:

    Merger? No. Not gonna happen. (We discussed that light-heartedly a couple of times and confirmed it'd be a big pointless car-crash of Kultures. From day one of their association it's been confirmed that the two sites will always remain separate. Though hopefully basically friendly.)
    Hits Mike? You'd possibly be surprised at the actual hits each site receives, and how close they're becoming in size. :cool:

    Damn straight - the one's to blame are the virulent Arse-gits that create this Malware nonsense. Spit in their eyes, (the sweary filter on here will censor this, but **** 'em.), and get back to posting interesting WW2 threads and replying to 'em - a user-content based site is what the users themselves make of it. Press on, and don't let the mal-scum grind you down I reckon.

    ~A
     
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  9. Skipper

    Skipper Kommodore

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    Well said Von Poop : rumors are tumors. If someone has any questions, let them ask the mods not the pub dwellers.
     
  10. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    Good post, Adam. I like that the two sites are different. I'm betting we come back stronger than ever.
     
  11. Otto

    Otto Gearing up. Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Cheers Adam. From the day ww2talk came into my possession I have maintained that there will not be a merger (or a sale, or other shenanigans). Every day that goes by just confirms my resolve in that area. Although I manage the technical side of things at both sites I do not make any of the day-to-day decisions about WW2Talk itself. And, even if I wanted a merger (which I most certainly don't), it's up to the admin team over there to approve such a move. At then end of the day, it's just not my call.

    As for the virus, there were some 40,000 sites using the same poorly developed software that got infected. As I'm not a corporation, I don't have a team of tech boffins at my disposal to resolve such issues, so sometimes it's a bit of a process to fix them.
     
  12. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    I'm diggin' in and stayin'....This is our Bastogne! I have faith that our admin team won't let this turn into Bataan for us!
     
  13. R Leonard

    R Leonard Member

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    AND YOU DON'T GIVE UP!! For which we are all in your debt.

    Regards,

    Rich
     
  14. RabidAlien

    RabidAlien Ace

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    Heh. There's a difference?:p

    Just kiddin! Bein a former board-cop myself, I have an inkling what it takes to keep a site up and runnin smoothly. Keep chuggin away, guys! We've got your back(s)!
     
  15. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    To the ba*****s who did this: NUTS!
     
  16. theblackalchemist

    theblackalchemist Member

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    I forgot to post this... but anyway here it goes..

    for those of you who want to get rid of that blasted red page, go to the options in google chrome and just untick the box that says phishing and malware protection....
    for a smoother surfing....

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    remember to turn it back on if you go to unknown sites :)

    of course this doesnt resolve the issue on the server, but your eyes wont be burned.
    for a longer term solutions... vB should really update their code... or introduce new ones that prevent / freeze style changes/injections..

    Regards,
    TBA
     
  17. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I'm no longer blocked at home from accessing the site.
     
  18. Ron Goldstein

    Ron Goldstein WWII Veteran Patron  

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    Site back to normal here !

    Ron
     
  19. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    Woo Hoo! Able to get in here with Firefox. Hoping all is right again. Thanks for the pep talk. Needed that. ...Good work . Three cheers.
     
  20. 36thID

    36thID Member

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    Good work, no warnings for 10 days. I'm not going to let cyber punks chase me away from my favorite site !!

    To these cyber punks that tried to chase me off, a quote.....

    NUTS !!
     
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